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(1) Four Dogs and One Cat I have 4 dogs and 1 cat. 2 of my dogs like my cat. How many of my dogs don't like my cat? 
by Allison, age 7, grade 2 homeschooled Saline, Michigan, U.S. August 28, 2002 

(2) Messy Cats Ten cats are clean. Four cats ran through the mud. How many cats are messy? 
by Kylie, age 10, grade 4 Mrs. L's class Ohio, U.S. August 30, 2002 

(3) The Chase There were 7 cats. A dog chased 1 cat away. How many cats are left? 
by Cameron, age 7, grade 1 Guildford West Primary School Miss Mifsud's class Sydney, Australia September 5, 2002 

(4) Golf Problem I threw 8 balls. 6 were out of the putting green. How many balls do I have left on the green? 
by no name, age 8, grade 3 Colegio Nueva Granada Mr. Steve's class Bogota, Colombia September 5, 2002 

(5) Party Dogs Five dogs were at a party. One left. Then two more dogs came. How many dogs are at the party now? 
by Ryan, age 11, grade 6 Torrington Middle School Mrs. Dzialo's class Torrington, Connecticut, U.S. September 22, 2002 

(6) Puppies Andrea has five puppies. Her friend Tatiana gave her five more puppies. How many puppies does she have now? 
by Claudia, age 9, grade 5 St. Santomas More School Ms. Johns' class Calgary, Alberta, Canada September 27, 2002 

(7) Zac Man There are 8 boys sitting on a fence. 4 left. How many boy sare still on the fence? 
by Zachary, age 7, grade 2 Lomie Heard School Mrs. Bush's class Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 1, 2002 

(8) Test I have been taking a test for one hour. The test is 2 hours long. How long have I been taking the test????????????? 
by Katie October 2, 2002 

(9) The Newspaper There are 14 newpapers. 6 have just been bought. How many newspapers have been bought? 
by Justine, age 9, grade 3 Sierra Vista Elementary School Miss Knuth's class Pueblo West October 6, 2002 

(10) Animals I have 8 animals and two of them ran away. How many animals are left? 
by Nancy, age 8, grade 3 Maquatua Eeyou School Jessi White's class Wemindji, PQ October 7, 2002 
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